OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (1/5/16) – R.J. Brunelli & Co., LLC today announced the recent completion of a series of leases that will bring major retailers, automotive services, and medical and personal services to sites throughout New Jersey and other states.

In its capacity as Dollar Tree’s exclusive real estate representative for all of New Jersey, the Old Bridge-based firm brokered leases that will bring the nation’s largest single-price-point retailer to seven additional locations in northern and southern parts of the state.  In Bergen County, the chain signed for a freestanding, 10,947-square-foot former restaurant building located at 125 Essex St. in Maywood.  Elsewhere in Bergen County, Dollar Tree signed a lease for an 8,717-square-foot space in the Walgreen-anchored Fort Lee Plaza, located 2151 Lemoine Ave.

In central New Jersey, Dollar Tree signed for a 10,000-square-foot inline space in Ryders Crossing, a 350,000-square-foot center in Milltown anchored by Target, Home Depot and Acme, and in Hillsborough, the chain will be coming to Hillsborough Shopping Center, a 65,800-square-foot property anchored by Planet Fitness and Tractor Supply. Further east, the chain will be coming to a 7,762-square-foot inline space at Friendship Mall on Route 9 in Howell and a 9,865-square-foot inline unit formerly occupied by Cost Cutters at The Riverwalk at Brick, a 106,000-square-foot center located at 2770 Hooper Ave. anchored by Harbor Freight, Outback Steakhouse and Buffalo Wildwings.

Dollar Tree’s latest southern New Jersey location will be in Salem, where the chain signed a lease for 7,819-square-foot inline space at the Incollingo Market-anchored center located at 449 East Broadway.

The Dollar Tree deals were all brokered by R.J. Brunelli President/Principal Danielle Brunelli-Albrecht.  Bill Lenaz, Executive Vice President, New Business Development /Principal represented landlord Mund Hillsborough Land LLC for the lease at Hillsborough Shopping Center.

In its role as exclusive national leasing representative for AAMCO, R.J. Brunelli brokered three deals that will bring the world’s largest chain of transmission specialists and leader in total car care to sites in Texas, Florida, and California.  The deals, brokered by sales associate Patti Fiore, who serves as AAMCO account manager, include a lease for a 5,095-square-foot freestanding building at Harvest Plaza, located at NWC Highway 78 and Spring Creek Parkway in Wylie, Tex.; a 4,400-square-foot freestanding building at 5802 South Dale Mabry Highway, in Tampa, Fla.; and a lease for a 2,250-square-foot building at 2030 South Western Ave., in Los Angeles.

In other New Jersey deals, Ms. Fiore represented landlord PBNJ Capital LLC and the tenant on a ground lease that will bring a Wawa convenience store and fuel center to a 1.82-acre site on Route 46 in Pine Brook (Morris County).

Further south, R.J. Brunelli represented landlord Jumping Brook Enterprises, Inc., and the tenant in a deal that will bring Excel Urgent Care of NJ, LLC to a 3,800-square-foot end-cap unit at The Gables Shopping Center on Route 33 in Neptune City, just across the street from Jersey Shore University Medical Center.  Excel’s Neptune location will be its second in the state, with plans for future locations in New York and New Jersey. R.J. Brunelli serves as a preferred broker for Excel, with sales associate John Lenaz brokering the deal for the Monmouth County site.

Also in Monmouth County, R.J. Brunelli sales associate Nick DeLuca represented Little Caesars and the landlord on a deal that will bring the world’s largest carryout-only pizza chain to a 1,650-square-foot end cap unit in Suburban Plaza, located at 492 Joline Ave. in West Long Branch.  R.J. Brunelli serves as the exclusive broker for the 18,500-square-foot convenience center, whose other tenants include Dunkin Donuts and Welsh Farms.

In Mercer County, R.J. Brunelli sales associate Carl Minue represented landlord WOW Plaza X LLC on a lease that will bring Virtua Medical Group to a 4,261-square-foot end-cap unit at the Workout World-anchored site, which is located on Route 130 South in Robbinsville.   Also in Robbinsville, the firm co-brokered a deal that will bring New Jersey’s first PostNet Neighborhood Business Center to a 1,000-square-foot end-cap space at Washington Town Center, located at 2360 Route 33.  Ms. Fiore and sales associate Joseph Amecangelo acted as agents for PostNet master broker Newmark Grubb Knight Frank on the lease.

Finally, in Middlesex County, The Little Gym signed a lease for a 4,000-square-foot inline space at Nixon Plaza on Route 27 in Edison.  Ms. Fiore acted as an agent for Little Gym master broker Newmark Grubb Knight Frank on the lease.

About R.J. Brunelli & Co.

R.J. Brunelli & Co. serves as exclusive broker for 28 existing retail properties and nine centers under construction with a combined gross leasable area (GLA) exceeding 2.0 million square feet, along with three business locations for sale or lease, and five properties for sale. The properties are located throughout New Jersey. The firm also serves as exclusive or preferred tenant representative for more than 21 retail, restaurant and service chains. These include national assignments for AAMCO and Athena Learning Centers, as well as representation in various New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania counties for such major companies as Burger Fi, Burger King, Corner Bakery, Dollar Tree, Dunkin’ Donuts, Red Robin, Sally Beauty Supply, Toys “R” Us/Babies “R” Us, and Work Out World.